Author Archive | Brian Dodd

What Spending A Day With Shark Tank’s Daymond John Is Like

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Daymond John is an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, and iconic television personality on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank.  What you may not know is John is an incredibly generous leader. Recently, my friends at BELAY Solutions, specifically co-founders Bryan and Shannon Miles, spent a day learning from John.  Bryan chronicled his thoughts and I wanted to […]

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5 Things Every Great Leader Has

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I do not engage in many conversations on Twitter.  The level of discourse and anger is just not productive from my perspective.  I primarily utilize Twitter as a billboard for this website.  However, last week I was feeling strongly about something and posted the following: I’ve come to realize this past year that a truly […]

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10 Leadership Quotes From Baker Mayfield’s Heisman Trophy Speech

As expected, Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield was named the winner of the 2017 Heisman Trophy signifying college football’s best player.  Because of his on and off-field behavior, Mayfield is one of the more controversial winners of the award. Quarterbacks are over-valued in the NFL draft process and many general managers and coaches are desperate […]

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Free Ebook To Help Leaders Improve Their Workplace Culture

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Establishing, and maintaining, a robust workplace culture isn’t easy.  But, there are many things that leaders can do (and not do) to help make the process easier.  As more and more people begin to work in remote, virtual, and mixed settings, the more leaders will need to understand the unique complexities of virtual culture. My […]

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17 Habits Of Highly Successful Coaches

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This is conference championship weekend for college football.  As I watched ESPN’s pregame shows I gleaned  the following 17 Habits Of Highly Successful Coaches: Highly Successful Coaches Are Always Looking Forward, Not Backwards – “The first game (against TCU) you learn from it what you can but it really doesn’t matter tomorrow. Tomorrow’s its own […]

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